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The tabulation of the 2016 Presidential election results from the fifty three constituencies was done correctly. Furthermore, regional election results were also tabulated correctly from Banjul to Basse Administrative Areas. However, when the total votes per region were being tallied, certain figures were inadvertently transposed. Instead of adding the total number of votes polled by […]

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Peaceful Election Now that the Composite Campaign Programme has been finalised, the Independent Electoral Commission is hereby informing all stakeholders that all Regional, Constituency or Ward political rallies should cease immediately. Since this is a Presidential Election, priority will be given to the campaign itineraries of the three candidates for the Presidential Election. Therefore, all […]

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) hereby gives notice that the following persons approved by the Returning Officer, Alieu Momarr Njai, have been deemed to be duly nominated to contest the election for the office of President of the Republic of the Gambia. Particulars of Candidates Name: Mamma Kandeh Nominated by GDC Colour: Purple Symbol: Open […]

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In accordance with Section 104 subsection 2 of the Elections Act, Mr. Adama Barrow has resigned from the United Democratic Party (UDP) with immediate effect. According to letters dated 3rd and 5th November 2016 from Mr. Barrow and the United Democratic Party respectively, he tendered his resignation in order to enable him contest as an […]

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Sequel to the issuing of schedule of nominations to aspiring candidates for the 2016 Presidential Election, the Independent Electoral Commission hereby informs the general public that Dr. Isatou Touray, Independent aspirant, has informed the IEC of her intention not to file in her nomination papers and would not contest the Presidential race. Therefore, the Independent […]

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The Independent Electoral Commission has made a schedule for the receipt of Nomination Papers for all aspiring candidates The schedule is as follows:    DAYS  TIME   PARTY/CANDIDATE  MONDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2016  10:00 AM  GDC  WEDNESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 2016  10:00 AM  INDEPENDENT (COALITION OF PARTIES)  THURSDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2016  10:00 AM  APRC   All Political […]

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